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Services - 148126-2022

22/03/2022    S57

Ireland-Dublin: Network of Eurofound Correspondents – France

2022/S 057-148126

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social policy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Network of Eurofound Correspondents – France

Reference number: 211001/5767
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000 Social research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the procurement was to establish a network of national level correspondents – Network of Eurofound Correspondents (NEC) – who will support Eurofound’s research by gathering, analysing and reporting on specific developments (policies, practices and regulations) in the EU Member States in relation to the thematic areas covered in Eurofound’s programming document for the period 2021 to 2024, and support Eurofound outreach at national level.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 250 040.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72314000 Data collection and collation services
79311400 Economic research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FR France
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of services to Eurofound (as described under II.1.4)) in a capacity of a national level correspondents for the NEC.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Ensuring high quality of services provided / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Composition of the proposed team / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 25
Price - Weighting: 60/40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

For further information on the scope, volume and value of the service required please refer to Procurement Documents – Part B: Tender Specifications – Points 3.3; 3.4 and 3.8.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to open procedure
Explanation:

The relevant lot (open procedure, internal reference: 211001/5767, lot no. 10) failed as no tenders were received. Eurofound launched a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice (based on Point 11.1(a) of Annex I to the FR). This procedure also failed as no tenders were received. Following this, Eurofound launched an accelerated negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice which finally resulted in contract award.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 138-365937
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 22-3030-10
Title:

Network of Eurofound Correspondents – France

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/02/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IR Share SARL
Town: Fontenoy
NUTS code: FRE21 Aisne
Country: France
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Association Travail, Emploi, Europe, Société (ASTREES)
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR101 Paris
Country: France
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 250 040.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The notice with number in the OJ S: 2021/S 089-226846 also concerns this procedure. The relevant lot (open procedure, internal reference: 211001/5767, lot no. 10) failed as no tenders were received. Eurofound launched a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice (based on Point 11.1(a) of Annex I to the FR). When this procedure also failed as no tenders were received, Eurofound launched an accelerated negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice which resulted with the contract award this notice advertises.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1) of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/03/2022